Principal Development Engineer

04_Professionals (technical)
PC04 Eng. Serv. Mot

       Role of the Department



Working within the Development team you will be actively involved in delivering customer projects for future powertrain. Across the department we provide consultancy services to our clients in the areas of advanced internal combustions engines, batteries, hybrid systems, low carbon fuels and more. The team is our strength, and we require exceptional engineers with an inquisitive and flexible mindset to support the wide range of projects that we deliver. Working in the role, you will gain broad technical knowledge and experience and be supported along the way by our technical specialists. It is important for us to grow our talent internally and you will be given the opportunity to progress through training, developing technical experience and know-how, and by having further responsibilities such as project and personnel management.







  • Engine systems development & validation (testbed, rig & vehicle)
  • Vehicle integration
  • DVP definition & test specification
  • Component inspection, failure and root cause analysis
  • NVH experience beneficia
  • Data manipulation & interpretation
  • Technical report & presentation writing
  • Awareness of customer & commercial requirements



Your Skills and Experience:


  • Considerable relevant experience in the field of automotive development engineering
  • Experience of engineering preferably gained within an automotive environment
  • Essential, a high level of computer literacy
  • Essential, knowledge of general engineering fundamentals
  • Essential, good communication and presentation skills
  • Essential, good data analysis skills
  • Essential, report writing and time management skills
  • Essential, technical presentation skills
  • Highly desirable, knowledge of automotive electrification technologies (eMotors and Batteries)
  • Desirable, experience with AVL Converto, MATLAB and MS Office
  • Knowledge and working experience of quality systems and procedures is advantageous
  • German language skills, advantageous not essential
  • Able to supervise the work of others

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Facts about the job

Benefits:  Benefits-UK/DI_LI_LS_MP_PE_PH_PP_SA
Entry level:  Experienced hires
Part- / Full-time:  Full Time
Functional area:  R&D
Department:  PC04 Eng. Serv. Mot

Northhampton, GB

Company:  MAHLE Powertrain (UK)

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Your future at MAHLE

As a team player and someone who thinks ahead, you can deploy all your skills with us. In cooperation with colleagues from different countries and areas, you contribute in designing the mobility of the future. When selecting MAHLE, you choose trend-setting technologies and strategies. Are you interested in working with us and developing efficient and environmentally-friendly solutions, optimising existing products, and turning innovative ideas into reality? Then MAHLE is the right address for you.

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